Birthdays in History in September 1916

  • Sep 1 Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner
  • Sep 4 Robert [Augustine] W[ard] Lowndes, US, sci-fi author (Puzzle Planet)
  • Sep 5 Frank Yerby American novelist (d. 1991)
  • Sep 6 Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, English landowner
  • Sep 10 Niall MacDermott, lawyer/politician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 13 Roald Dahl, British author (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1990)

Author Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl
  • Sep 14 Eric Bentley, England, critic/writer (In Search of Theater)
  • Sep 16 Lord Ryder of Eaton hastings, CEO (Intl Publishing House)
  • Sep 16 Willem Noordhoek, photographer
  • Sep 16 Frank Leslie Walcott, Barbadian labour leader (d. 1999)
  • Sep 17 Mary [Florence Elinor] Stewart, UK, sci-fi author (Crystal Cave)
  • Sep 17 Ove J Abildgaard, Danish poet (Uglegylp)
  • Sep 17 Oswald Garrison Villard Jr., Dobbs Ferry New York, American Engineer (electronics) who invented the over-the-horizon radar that could detect objects thousands of miles away and peer around the Earth's curvature
  • Sep 18 John J Rhodes, (Rep-R-Az)
  • Sep 18 Frank Bell, British educator (d. 1989)
  • Sep 21 Jagernath Lachmon, premier Suriname
  • Sep 21 Fran├žoise Giroud, French journalist and politician (d. 2003)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 23 Aldo Moro, Italian Prime Minister (1963-68 and 1974-76), born in Maglie, Italy (d. 1978)

Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro
Italian Prime Minister
Aldo Moro
  • Sep 24 John Lapsley, British air marshal
  • Sep 27 Samuel S Stratton, (Rep-D-NY, 1959- )
  • Sep 27 Frank Handlen, American artist
  • Sep 28 Lord Cockfield, Horsham, United Kingdom, British politician (European Commissioner)
  • Sep 29 Carl Ronald Giles, cartoonist